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Exquisite Desire: Religion, the Erotic, and the Songs of Songs

Exquisite Desire: Religion, the Erotic, and the Songs of Songs

An examination of the erotic ideal in ancient Israel

This provocative work investigates the character of the erotic in writings from ancient Israel and how the erotic is connected to the experience of the divine.
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$20.00
  • ISBN 9780800632496
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
  • Pages 264
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • Publication Date Nov 1, 2000

Table of Contents

A Question of Desire: Is There Some Accounting for Biblical Taste?
Erotica in the Bible: "Faint with Love"
Biblical Flirting
A Ravished Heart
Drunk with Love
Woman's Desire in Prophecy
Spiritual Yearning
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